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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson knew he was to be a writer from an early age, beginning with short travel essays in school. One of his most famous books, "Treasure Island" came to him during a visit to Scotland as he was drawing a treasure map with his 12-year old stepson. It was his first book, but appealed to adults as well as children. "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" followed three years later, follow…

Date of Birth: November 13, 1850
Date of Death: March 12, 1894


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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson

"A friend is a present you give yourself." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson

"No man is useless while he has a friend." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"We live in an ascending scale when we live happily, one thing leading to another in an endless series." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"Of what shall a man be proud, if he is not proud of his friends?" Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend" Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"The very flexibility and ease which make men's friendships so agreeable while they endure, make them the easier to destroy and forget. And a man who has a few friends, or one who has a dozen (if there be any one so wealthy on this earth), cannot forget on how precarious a base his happiness reposes; and how by a stroke or two of fate /a death, a few light words, a piece of stamped paper, a woman's bright eyes /he may be left, in a month, destitute of all." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"It is better to be a fool, than to be dead." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson

"It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson

"I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"To make our idea of morality center on forbidden acts is to defile the imagination and to introduce into our judgments of our fellow-men a secret element of gusto." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean" Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"Dead men don't bite." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson

"To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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